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for their release. >> reporter: sara shourd embraced her mother, grateful to be back in the u.s. but the american released after 13 months in an iranian prison says this is no time to celebrate. >> my disappointment with not sharing this with shane and josh was crushing. i stand before you 1/3 free. >> reporter: when she left iran last week, she left behind her fiance, shane bauer and her friend josh fattal. the three were charged with spying. >> it's time to clear up the misunderstanding that lead to our imprisonment. >> reporter: shourd used the new york news conference to explain she and bauer had jobs in syria and went hiking with fatal to a popular iraq waterfall. >> we committed no crime and we are not spies. >> reporter: the iranian president arrived in new york on sunday to attend the u.n. general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad said releasing shourd was a humanitarian gesture that the u.s. should return. >> u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture to release the iranians who were illegally arrested and detained. >> reporter: the mothers of bauer and fatal wouldn't comment on that
of candidates in races larger and small. the races for governor and u.s. senate garnered most attention. whitman, brown, boxer signs could be seen throughout the crowd but the only one of the four to actually appear in person was carly, attorney general candidate spoke for sandra boxer who he said had another engagement. brown sent a stand in but meg whitman was confirmed to show up but we are told is sick today. most called the forum a good chance to learn more about the candidates but the candidates themselves used it to criticize opponents and drive home platforms with less than a month before election day. >> i've created jobs voters are interested in more jobs created. i cut spending voters are interested in expenditures being cut in washington dc. >> boxer has been aggressively promoting the interest of californians. her opponents shipped 30,000 jobs overseas. >> this is the first time. i have never been to an event like this seem like a very good education for people like me. >> reporter: boxer currently has a lead over fiarina but she accredits that to her negative ads. san francisco may
. as julie watts shows us, police believe alcohol was a factor. >> reporter: every 15 minutes, someone dies in an alcohol- related car accident. in april, the students at novato high participated in this simulation to illustrate that fact. but today, they're dealing with the real thing. >> we saw the bmw, the car they were driving, and it was going towards our school, and then the truck was behind it. and we saw like the helicopter and i saw the yellow tarp over. >> reporter: the crash site is now cleaned up. and a vigil stands in its place. with the picture of the 15-year- old boy who died here yesterday. among the flowers and the crosses, is a letter from his family, that begins, dear nephew, there is so much i hope to share with you. >> it is really sad. you don't have to know though though feel it. >> reporter: in the small town of novato everyone seems to be impacted by this tragic crash. but what makes it even more difficult are the circumstances behind it. >> you had a young adult who made a very poor decision, starting from driving without a license, driving under the influence of a
ladies. i used to walk my dog down there, past her house all the time. the lady on the right, she had a wonderful garden, she took a lot of pride in her yard. >> reporter: that yard is now gone along with 26 others. the owners of these homes will find out tomorrow when they get to return to see the destruction first hand. in the meantime, pg&e trucks line the streets of this san bruno neighbourhood, the company is providing dumpsters and promises to have utilities returned tonight and stationed on every corner to answer questions but there is one question they can't yet answer. how could this have happened. >> keep going. >> reporter: pg&e said today contrary to what neighbors told us they have no records indicating anyone ever called in to report the smell of gas in the days leading up to the explosion that angered residents we talked to today who said not only did they call in they saw pg&e crews testing for gas early last week. they are asking anyone with specific information about those phone calls to contact them as soon as possible. >>> julie, the man you talked with seems so re
tells us san bruno has always been a tight knit community. >> you are right it is good to see these people smiling. thank you very much. >>> absolutely. well, south bay family has released video of what they say is a fake arrest by a san jose police officer. cell phone video was secretly shot by the father of a 15-year- old boy it appears to show the officer pretending to arrest the boy for having sex with his step daughter he was handcuffed the officer lectured the teen about his behaviour. >> not a good thing a cops daughter is not someone you mess around with. >> the handcuffs came off and the boy was never arrested. the officer's actions are being criminally investigated. the officer's lawyer says he was just trying to scare the boy straight. >> checking headlines around the bay area, another accident at a dangerous san francisco intersection this was the scene at battery and broadway police say the driver of this white suv was drivinger ratically and hit another suv and then ran away on foot. police suspect alcohol may have played a role. last month a tour bus was involve
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